Experienced Professionals

Experienced Pharmacy and Procurement Professionals Working Together


Pharmacy Procurement Service

The Pharmacy Procurement Service for NHS Trusts in the North East of England & North Cumbria.


Collaborative Procurement

Collaborative Contracting Opportunities Providing Financial and Efficiency Savings



Welcome to the North East Pharmacy Procurement Service (NEPPS).

NEPPS works on behalf of the North East Pharmacy Procurement Group (NEPPG), which comprises provider and commissioning organisations across the North East of England and North Cumbria, to coordinate the collaborative procurement of medicines.

As well as leading the tendering and contracting for medicines and pharmaceuticals (in conjunction with the Commercial Medicines Unit (CMU)), NEPPS acts as a focal point for medicines procurement issues for local healthcare organisations and the pharmaceutical industry.

NEPPS is hosted by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.


NEPPG members:

 Provider Organisations

 Commissioning Organisations

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust NHS England (North East & Cumbria)
County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust NHS North Cumbria CCG
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust NHS Darlington CCG
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG
Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust NHS Newcastle Gateshead CCG
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust NHS North Durham CCG
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust NHS North Tyneside CCG
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust NHS Northumberland CCG
Tees, Esk & Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust  NHS South Tees CCG
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust NHS South Tyneside CCG
  NHS Sunderland CCG
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